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Senior SQL Database Admin-147140 in Indianapolis at Vaco

Date Posted: 7/26/2018

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Job Description

Senior SQL Database Administrator

Vaco Technology is assisting a client on the North side of Indianapolis for a Senior SQL Database Administrator. This position is responsible for projects and initiatives for enterprise pre-production database systems.


  • Work with Application Development and project teams to design and implement solutions for existing and proposed database environments, enabling the best usage of database capabilities
  • Create, maintain and monitor pre-production database environments for performance, availability and security
  • Assist with production system release management and issue diagnosis
  • Experience working in an Azure cloud environment
  • Research, test and implement database best practices for virtualization, various storage systems, various operating systems and cloud environments
  • Database schema design
  • Create and maintain standardized database server configurations and documentation


  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical field or sufficient and relevant work experience
  • 8+ years' experience designing and/or administering database systems in an enterprise environment
  • Experience with SQL 2012 and newer
  • Strong experience with SQL Failover Clustering and High Availability Replicas
  • Experience with query optimization
  • Experience with production data masking for pre-production environments
  • Experience with database systems in a cloud environment
  • Available for off-hours support


  • SQL Server 2012 / 2014 / 2016 Certification
  • Experience with MongoDB
  • MongoDB DBA Certification
  • Experience with NoSQL DBMS
  • Desire to move into a non-relational database environ
  • Experience working in DevOps/CD/CI environments
  • Experience with automation tools: vRealize Automation, Redgate, Octopus Deploy


  • This is a full-time opportunity with a salary range of $85-100K + bonus